Nest #60! She was just finishing up when morning patrol got there. The nest was laid and 104 eggs were relocated to a safer location. Her crawl was 33”
The BIGGEST news of the day is that nests 1 and 2 both hatched. Nest 1 was during the night. Nest 2 had 67 hatchlings between 10:00 and midnight and then more during the night. 72 days for #1 and 69 days for #2.
Nest 3 had several more come out during the night.
Nest 4 had lots more during the night and 1 dead hatchling in the runway this morning.
Nest 5 had 5 more
Nest 7 had 48 come out around 9:30 then a few more during the night
Nest 5 inventory results: 110 egg shells, 29 unhatched, 5 dead, 7 pipped and 6 live hatchlings
Holden Beach is still the only nest to hatch so far. I texted with Matthew this morning asking about the earlier nests and his response was that everything is delayed due to the cold snap in May/June. SC and GA are also delayed. Our nest 1 is at 66 days now.